The Practical Nomad blog: Appeals Court hearing on airline ID requirement

More on Gilmore’s “Papers Please” case:

Second, none of the judges seemed to recognize the distinction between ‘asking for ID’ and ‘requiring the showing of ID’, despite the crucial role that distinction played in the Supreme Court’s decision on ID demands earlier this year in Hiibel vs. Nevada .

Now as a programmer I would expect those two to be equivalent. Apparently not when you are talking about law.


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